This 40-hour class is designed for firefighters with 1-3 years of experience who are assigned to, or may be assigned to, aircraft rescue and firefighting duties at or near an airport. In this class the student will learn basic aircraft rescue and firefighter skills and hone these skills during realistic live fire exercises. Students will participate in drills that will simulate response, fire extinguishment and rescue duties. This course is designed to develop a firefighters understanding of airfield layout, aircraft construction, safety hazards, communications, rescue, extinguishing agents, ARFF apparatus, fire suppression, airport planning, and strategies and tactics for incidents involving aircraft. Upon successful completion of this class, the student will walk away with basic airport firefighter competencies.
IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.
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